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Three Unpublished Cistophoric Didrachms

364, Lot: 291. Estimate $300.
Sold for $475. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LYDIA, Tralles. Circa 166-67 BC. AR Didrachm (22mm, 5.92 g, 12h). Cistophoric series. Struck circa 155-145 BC. Lion’s skin draped over club; all within ivy wreath / Grape bunch on vine; TPA to left; to right, eagle standing left on cuirass. Unpublished in the standard references. VF, toned, porosity and light scratches.

From the RBW Collection. Ex Gorny & Mosch 208 (16 October 2012), lot 1581.

An unpublished denomination for Kleiner & Noe series 26 (see previous lot for the tetradrachm).